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One of the greatest actors in all of film history, Al Pacino established himself during one of film's greatest decades, the 1970s, and has become an enduring and iconic figure in the world of American movies. Pacino was born on April 25, 1940, in the Bronx, New York, to an Italian-American family. His parents, Rose (Gerardi) and Sal Pacino, ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 43 wins & 66 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Godfather
The Godfather Michael Corleone
Scarface Tony Montana
Heat Lt. Vincent Hanna
The Godfather: Part II


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 2016 Dabka (completed)
Seymour Tolbin
 2016 Misconduct
Charles Abrams
 2013 Phil Spector (TV Movie)
Phil Spector
 2003 Gigli
 1995 Two Bits
 1990 The Local Stigmatic
 1973 Serpico
 1973 Scarecrow
 1969 Me, Natalie
 1968 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
John James
- Deadly Circle of Violence (1968) ... John James
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Played John in "Why Is A Crooked Letter" by Fred Vassi, Off Broadway at Alec Rubin's Theater Of Encounter, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. NOTE: Pacino was nominated for Obie Award for Best Actor. See more »

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6 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 23 Interviews | 33 Articles | 9 Pictorials | 28 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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5' 7" (1.7 m)

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[on the casting of Michael Corleone in The Godfather (1972)] Francis [Ford Coppola] knew I could do the part, and so did I. But he kept asking me to test again and again. I didn't want to go. I don't go where I'm not wanted. Once I got the role, I was waking up at four or five in the morning and going into the kitchen to brood over [it]. See more »


Son of Sal Pacino (insurance agent) and Rose Pacino (she died when Al was 22). See more »


Frequently plays men of power and/or authority See more »



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